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Did Jesus Have a Wife? – A Simple Response to The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife

By Mikel Del Rosario The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife So your skeptical friend just heard about something called, “The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife.” But unlike the fiction Dan Brown created in the Da Vinci Code, this wasn’t in a movie or a novel. She just caught another sensational segment on the evening news talking about how controversial this […]

You Can’t Make Your Kid a Christian

By Natasha Crain I thrive on control. I love projects that can be broken into goals, tasks, and success or failure criteria. Nothing motivates me more than the opportunity to strive toward the successful completion of something. I actually have spreadsheets that outline every hour of my life with a color code for the activity, […]

Transcending Spiritual Gymnastics

By Nathan Howe “Spiritual” people, specifically non-believers, can have some pretty comical explanations of the supernatural as they come out of Atheism. Coming from a perspective that attributes no part of existence by any Spiritual guidance or conscious force, is a horrible building block to start learning about spirituality. Truly, the case consists of individuals […]

19 Essential Bible Verses and Passages on Apologetics

By Erik Manning Sometimes you gotta make an apologetic for apologetics.  Often well-meaning Christians spout off pious-sounding platitudes like “faith isn’t based on reason, that’s why it’s called faith,” or “God doesn’t need us to defend him, just preach the gospel.” That sounds spiritual, but it isn’t biblical. That’s not the way Jesus operated, and that’s […]

25 Quotes On Tolerance

By Luke Nix “Most of what passes for tolerance today is not tolerance at all but actually intellectual cowardice. Those who hide behind that word are often afraid of intelligent engagement and don’t engage or even consider contrary opinions. It’s easier to hurl an insult than to confront the idea and either refute it or […]

Book Review: So the Next Generation Will Know by Sean McDowell and J. Warner Wallace

By Timothy Fox You’ve probably seen the statistics and heard the concerns. Young people are leaving the church in greater numbers than ever. While the youth of every generation share many common characteristics, this generation – dubbed Generation Z – faces new and unique challenges thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones and easy access to […]

14 Ways I Teach Apologetics to My 5-Year-Olds

By Natasha Crain Recently, several people have asked me, “How do you actually do this apologetics stuff at home? How do you talk to your kids about these topics?” When I get the question, the person asking usually looks a bit baffled, as if they are asking how I build rockets. The word apologetics sounds […]

J. Brian Huffling Discussion with Dr. Michael Shermer on God and Evil

By J. Brian Huffling Having seen Dr. Michael Shermer debate many times, I was excited to be able to get a chance to have a discussion with him. Shermer, the founding publisher of Skeptic magazine, accepted Southern Evangelical Seminary‘s invitation to have an informal, but moderated, discussion with me on the topic, “Is the Reality of Evil […]